Topics in Civic EducationWhat is Honesty? Who is a Dishonest Person? Consequences of Dishonesty Cultism: Characteristics of Cultism Cultism: Reasons why people join Cults Illiteracy - Causes of Illiteracy Responsibilities, Duties and Obligations of a Citizen What is Civic Responsibility and Who is a Citizen? Reputation: How to build a good reputation Cooperation - Factors that promote Cooperation Cooperation and Types of Cooperation Attributes and Benefits of Honesty Meaning and Types of Values in Civic Education Community Service and Volunteer Service - Benefits of Community Service Consequences of Cultism and Solutions to Cultism Origin of Cultism in Nigeria Consequences and Solutions to Illiteracy Honesty - True Meaning of Honesty explained with its Attributes Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 3rd Term Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 2nd Term Scheme of work for Civic Education, SS1, 1st Term Fundamental Human Rights and Characteristics of Human Rights
Academic Questions in Civic Education
Concerning cultism in Nigeria, the motto of the pyrates and magnificent seven was _____.
A. Against all odds
B. Against all limitations
C. Against all barriers
D. Against all enemies
E. Against all conventions
F. Against all evils
Regarding honesty, the following statements are correct except _____.
A. The act of honesty goes beyond not telling a lie
B. Loyalty is a requirement for honesty
C. A honest person is truthful to himself and others
D. A person may say a truth and yet be dishonest
E. A person becomes dependable when he or she is honest
F. None of the above
Which of the following statement is false concerning illiteracy?
A. Medical issues like dyslexia and dysorthographia does not contribute to illiteracy in developing nations
B. A person who can read and write in Chinese Language but not in English Language is not considered as an illiterate
C. According to statistics, about 30% of the world population are illiterate
D. A lack of awareness can result to illiteracy
E. Cultures that prohibit the education of a girl child will promote illiteracy
F. Illiteracy generally has a negative effect on the societies or communities where they exist
The following are consequences of illiteracy except _____.
A. Increased crime within the society
B. Increased rate of child marriage
D. Illiterate people may lack knowledge of their fundamental human rights; and thus may not exercise it
E. Illiteracy promotes illiteracy
F. Illiteracy promotes cooperation although the people lack education
Which of the following is not a fundamental human rights?
A. Right to Nationality
B. Right to proper Standard of Living
C. Right to Behave however we want
D. Right to be Happy
E. Right to Pay Tax
F. Right to become a Celibate
Which of the following isn't a characteristics statement of the human rights?
A. They are fundamental
B. They are inalienable
C. They are non-discriminatory
D. They are indivisible
E. They are universal
F. They are unconnected or separate
A young boy places his values on education; and does everything possible to achieve his educational dreams. This type of value is referred to as _____ value.
Which of the followings is NOT a correct definition for values in Civic Education?
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The members swear a complete allegiance to their leader.
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They hold their meetings in the secret.
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They use any available means to get what they want. They have the mentality of “the end justifies the means”.
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If a member leaves or attempts to leave the group, he or she will be in danger of reprisal attack from their group and other cult groups.
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The members are manipulated to devote more time towards the group which subsequently leads to the forfeiture of their own personal goals.
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The leadership of the cult group may dictate to the members what colour of cloth to wear and where to live.
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The leader of the group is considered a special being and even a messiah by the cult members.
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Cult members often move in groups in case of any uncertainty. They are also encouraged to live close to each other.
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They can be very deceptive, pretentious, appealing and caring in their recruitment process.
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They put their survival and material needs first.
They have rival cult groups and may be involved in deadly battles.
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The cult members are psychologically convinced that the solution to their problems can only be achieved via the cult.
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They illegally possess dangerous weapons including firm arms.
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They use their fire arms for various crimes including armed robbery.
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They are nightcrawlers. This means that they are socially active at night.
Some of the personal rights of the members are lost.
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They exhibit crimes like rape, threats, physical attacks and murder.
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They may have connections to some political figures; where they function as political thugs.
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Amazing facts in Civic Education
Canadians are so popular for being incredibly polite. For this reason, the province of Ontario in 2009 passed the 'Apology Act'. The apology act states that:
Saying 'sorry', which can be an expression of sympathy or regret can't legally be considered an admission of guilt or fault
NOTABLE POINTS IN Civic Education
Cooperation can be defined as the process of coming together, working together and helping one another to achieve a common goal
According to A.W Green
Cooperation is the continuous and common endeavor of two or more persons to perform a task or to reach a goal that is commonly cherished
According to F.E Merrill
Cooperation is a form of social interaction wherein two or more persons work together to gain a common end.
There is this saying from the chairman of Microsoft and it goes thus:
Our success has really been based on partnerships from the very beginning - Bill Gates
Types of Cooperation:
- Direct Cooperation
- Indirect Cooperation
- Social Cooperation
- Religious Cooperation
- Financial Cooperation
- Community Cooperation
- Occupational Cooperation
All human beings are entitled to their rights (Human Rights); but the truth is, we still have got some limitations to some of these rights of ours. Below are 4 limitations: